Why should i visit the Rio City Center?
When we speak of the historical center of a city, we take a trip back in time to understand the contemporary city and its inhabitants through its past, its origin.
And the historical center of Rio de Janeiro is not different: It`s time to discover why should i visit the Rio City Center?
After its foundation in 1565, sixty-three years after the arrival of the Portuguese by the Guanabara Bay, Mem de Sá decides to change the center of city.
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Before was around the Sugar Loaf hill and than changed to the area where is today. The marvelous city begins to grow from the region where today is the center of the city.
Explore the many differents biulding of the historic downtown. Its a mix between the modern architecture with and colonial.
Here are some of the reasons why you should visit the historical Rio City Center:
First you soulh visit the São José Church in hert of historic center. In Rio de Janeiro we don`t have register what church was the first. People pells that is the São José.
Second Right next is the Tiradentes Palace the former National Congress. Tirandentes was a big hero of the Republic.
Third Just one block away is the XV de Novembro square. The area was the place where happened the most historic facts of Brazil. Explore this facts on our Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour.
Visiting the interior of these historic building brings you understand the culture of that time. And the best way to explore Rio city center is on foot.
Choose a day to book this visit and come to discover the historical center of Rio de Janeiro!